January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Strep Throat Symptoms

Common symptoms of strep throat Strep throat is a common bacterial infection. Symptoms of strep throat include severe throat pain, fever, swollen glands in the neck, a bright red throat, and white or yellow patches on the back of the throat. It is usually NOT accompanied by cough or sneezing.

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January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Skip Rope, Not Your Workout

What are the benefits of jumping rope? So you want to burn off some calories fast. You don’t want to spend a bunch of money on gyms and equipment and you need to be able to do it almost anywhere and you can’t go running outside for whatever reason (snow

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January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Health Tip: Staying Healthy May Not Be Costly

Latest Exercise & Fitness News (HealthDay News) — A commitment to better health doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases cites these inexpensive forms of exercise: Tackle household chores, such as cleaning your home, raking leaves or scrubbing your car.

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January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Among teens and young adults with bipolar disorder, researchers have linked brain differences to an increased suicide risk. About half of people with bipolar disorder — marked by extreme mood swings — attempt suicide and as many as one

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January 31, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Stroke Symptoms – Typical

Stroke Symptoms Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an

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January 30, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Older women treated for a very early form of breast cancer, called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), do not have an overall increased risk of early death compared to their peers, a new study finds. “Being diagnosed with DCIS can

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